Welcome to Caddo Parish Public Schools

Magnet Schools

Magnet School Information

Welcome to Magnet Testing for Elementary and Middle Schools.

(For application information about High School Magnet programs, please visit individual school websites. For school directory, click here ).

The magnet testing application is available from October 18, 2018 - January 11, 2019.

Magnet Testing Placement letters for Kindergarten – 8th grade will be mailed Friday, March 22, 2019.


Magnet Testing On-Line Applications – Available May 1, 2019

  • Late Application - click here
  • Late applicants will be contacted for late testing in the summer if there are openings at their schools of interest.
  • NO LATE TESTING for Caddo Middle Magnet grades 6-8.
  • NO LATE TESTING for Eden Gardens, Fairfield, or South Highlands for Kindergarten or 1st.
  • Magnet Placement Results

    • Magnet Placement Letters for Elementary & Middle will be emailed Friday, March 22, 2019. 
    • Our offices will be closed for Spring Break March 25-29 and will reopen Monday, April 1.
    • If you choose to decline a placement, please email magnettesting@caddoschools.org AND the school counselor with the following information:

    1) Student name and grade for SY 19-20

    2) All contact numbers for parent (work, cell, emergency)

    3) Name of school placement declining

    4) Reason for decline (ex: moving out of Caddo; attending neighborhood school; etc.) 

    5) Whether or not you wish to be placed on the wait list

    Wait list contacts for Kindergarten and 6th grade will begin May 1.

    Wait list contacts for all other grades will begin May 17.

    Magnet Testing Applications (Oct. 18, 2018 - Jan. 11, 2019)

  • Assigned testing dates are scheduled for January & February 2019.
  • Remember to apply for the grade your student is entering in SY 2019-2020.
  • After submitting an on-line application, you will receive a notification email with your assigned testing date within 72 hours.  If no email is provided on the on-line application, then an assigned test date will be mailed to the student's address on the application.
  • Quick Facts

    Magnet Testing Elementary and Middle Schools Quick Facts 

    Dates to Remember

  • Magnet Testing Calendar (coming soon)
  • Magnet School Open House Dates 
  • Application window school year:   October 18, 2018 - January 11, 2019
  • Magnet Testing: Assigned dates in January & February 2019
  • Mail Placement letters to parents for SY 2019-2020: Friday, March 22, 2019.
  • Spring Break/Easter Holiday (schools & offices closed): Monday, March 25 - Friday, March 29, 2019
  • Contract signing for new placements SY 2019-2020: Thursday, April 11 & Friday, April 12, 2019
  • Non-Caddo Parish residents who test and are offered placement at a magnet school must have proof of residence in Caddo Parish by August 2, 2019 to complete enrollment in a magnet school.
  • Magnet Schools & Locations

    List of Elementary and Middle Magnet Schools (click here)

    Magnet Schools - Elementary

     Elementary Enrollment Information (click here) 

    General Information for Kindergarten Testing (click here)

    Magnet Schools - Middle

    Enrollment Information for Broadmoor, Caddo Middle, Herndon, Youree Drive (click here)

    Magnet Schools - High

    JECC - High School Magnet Placement (For application information about High School Magnet programs, visit school websites listed in School Directory .

    Board Policies

    JECC - Elementary Magnet School Entrance

    JECC - Middle Magnet School Entrance

    JECC - High School Magnet Placement (For application information about High School Magnet programs, visit school websites listed in School Directory .

    JECC - Assignment of Students to Schools (K-8)

    Proof of Residence

  • Elementary students are required to provide proof of Caddo Parish residence at testing. 
  • For students offered placement in middle school, proof of Caddo Parish residence will be required at contract signing.
  • Proof of Residence Procedures                                     
  • Affidavit of Residency (To be used only if the proof of residence is NOT in the parent/guardian’s name)  
  • Non-Caddo Parish residents who test and are offered placement at a magnet school must have proof of residence in Caddo Parish by August 2, 2019 to complete enrollment in a magnet school.
  • Transportation Policy     

    Students attending magnet schools shall be provided transportation.  Parents shall be responsible for transporting students to designated pickup points which are determined by the district's Transportation Department.  (revised Jan. 2017)

    Contact Us

    Julie Scruggs

    Magnet Testing Coordinator (Testing for grades Kindergarten - 5th)

    Telephone: (318) 603-6504

    jscruggs@caddoschools.org

    Melinda Kay

    Magnet Testing Coordinator (Testing for grades 6th - 8th)

    Telephone: (318) 603-6382

    mkay@caddoschools.org